Government withdraws former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s SPG cover

New Delhi: The government has withdrawn the SPG protection given to former prime minister Manmohan Singh following a review by multiple security agencies, officials said on Monday. Singh, who was India’s prime minister from 2004 and 2014, will continue to enjoy Z plus security cover — one of the highest — to be given by […]

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Uddhav Thackeray,family are behind Raj Thackeray: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

New Delhi: The entire Thackeray family is supporting MNS chief Raj Thackeray who has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in a money-laundering case, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said here on Thursday. He, however, defended the CBI’s action against former finance minister P Chidambaram, saying every action by investigating agencies can not be called […]

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issues Look Out Circular against former finance minister P Chidambaram

New Delhi: The CBI has issued a Look Out Circular against former finance minister P Chidambaram to prevent him from leaving the country, officials said on Wednesday. The agency has alerted all the airports to prevent Chidambaram from boarding a flight, they said, adding the circular was issued recently. The ED has also issued a […]

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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur no more

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital here after prolonged illness. Gaur (89) passed away due to caridiac arrest, Narmada Hospital Director, Dr Rajesh Sharma, told PTI. He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur, saying he continuously worked to strengthen the party. Gaur passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bhopal Wednesday morning. He was 89. Modi said Gaur served people for decades and transformed the state. “From Jana Sangh […]

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Rahul Gandhi recalls former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s achievements in IT, telecom

New Delhi: Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday recalled one of his achievements in bringing the information technology and telecom revolution in the country. He said to celebrate his father’s 75th birth anniversary, the Congress will organise memorial events across the country. The former prime minister’s birth anniversary falls […]

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination from Rajasthan

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh filed nomination papers for the bypoll to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Tuesday. Singh filed four sets of nomination papers in the chamber of returning officer in Rajasthan Assembly and expressed gratitude to the Congress party for nominating him. He condoled BJP leader Madan Lal Saini’s death in […]

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Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh admitted to hospital

New Delhi: Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh (85) was admitted to Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC) after he complained of uneasiness on Wednesday. Virbhadra Singh was admitted to the IGMC for a routine check-up, Senior Medical Superintendent Dr Janak Raj said. All his test reports were normal, he said, adding that […]

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